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Not to be confused with Bischwiller.
Coat of arms of Bischwihr
Coat of arms
Bischwihr is located in France
Coordinates: 48°05′48″N 7°26′15″E / 48.0967°N 7.4375°E / 48.0967; 7.4375Coordinates: 48°05′48″N 7°26′15″E / 48.0967°N 7.4375°E / 48.0967; 7.4375
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Colmar-Ribeauvillé
Canton Colmar-2
Intercommunality Pays du Ried Brun
 • Mayor (2008) Marie-Joseph Helmlinger
Area1 3.23 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 935
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68038 /68320
Elevation 182–187 m (597–614 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bischwihr (German: Bischweier) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Bischwihr, town-hall
Bischwihr, church: l'église Saint-Joseph

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